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matt819 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-03-11 03:00 PM
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NYT: U.S. Revises Account of Pakistan Raid
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Source: New York Times


White House officials on Tuesday sought to correct the official account of the raid in Pakistan that ended in the killing of Osama bin Laden, saying that al Qaeda leader was not armed and that his wife was not killed.

The new Defense Department narrative released by the White House, and read out loud during the White House press briefing on Tuesday, said that one of Bin Ladens wives was shot in the leg as she charged members of the commando team on the third floor of the compound.

In the room with Bin Laden, a woman Bin Ladens wife rushed the U.S. assaulter and was shot in the leg but not killed, the brief statement said. Bin Laden was then shot and killed. He was not armed.


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No comment, really. Just a shake of the head. Is nothing as it seems?
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